POTTERY ONEWHEEL

POTTERY ONEWHEEL
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POTTERY ONEWHEEL
Product: Improved design of potter’s wheel, kiln and process for traditional terracottawares e.g. pitcher, planter, kunda, kulhar, plate, tableware, flower vase etc.
Application: Rural pottery: better quality and higher productivity through potter’s wheel.
Feature: The clay is blunged and lavigated through setting method to remove coarse grit etc. The slurry is de-watered and made into plastic mass. It is thrown over traditional/improved potter’s wheel for shaping various articles. The articles are coated with specially prepared engobe, polished and fired in an improved up draught kiln.
Commercialisation: Commercialised.
Economy: 50 kg/day
Investment: Rs. 0.15 lakh
Equipment: Improved potter’s wheel, wood-fired improved up draught kiln, set of sieves
Raw materials: Locally available low grade common red clay.
Institute: Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute
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